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This story was corrected on January 17 to more accurately reflect Packard BioScience’s microarray strategy. The company has cancelled plans to sell DNA chips, not microarrays, as previously reported.

NEW YORK, Jan 8 – Aclara Biosciences and Caliper technologies have reached a settlement agreement on three lawsuits, and have agreed to cross-license their microfluidics technologies, Aclara announced late Sunday.

NEW YORK, Jan 8 – In two separate agreements, Incyte has licensed its portfolio of gene patents and sequence information to both Agilent and Corning for use in their microarrays, Incyte announced Monday. In the Corning agreement, the fiber-optics giant will have access to Incyt

NEW YORK, Jan 8 – Structural genomics company Syrrx expects to close a $54 million Series C round of venture funding Tuesday, the company announced Monday.

Jan 8- DNA Sciences has filed a $125 million initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Reuters reported Monday.

NEW YORK, Jan 8 – Caliper and Structural Genomix have agreed to jointly develop a high throughput protein analysis system that will run on Caliper’s Microfluidics technology platform, the companies announced Monday.

NEW YORK, Jan 8 – Athersys has agreed to provide Bristol-Myers Squibb with access to its Random Activation of Gene Expression for Validated Targets (RAGE) technology, which produces human cell lines that express the target

NEW YORK, Jan 5 - Lion Bioscience said Friday it has reached an agreement to license its cDNA clone collection, arrayTAG, together with its annotation database, arrayBASE, to Germany’s Max Planck Gesellschaft’s biomedical research institutes. Under th

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Following its recent licensing deal with Affymetrix for low and medium density microarrays, Genomic Solutions is planning to expand its presence in this field through offering six different specialty GeneMap arrays in combination with its

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Lynx Therapeutics announced Friday that Craig Taylor has been named chairman of its board of directors.

ALL ACROSS the technology universe the topic of conversation (or is it cries of grief?) is the Nasdaq. Not the market so much, but the index.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Senomyx has licensed Incyte's gene sequence databases to discover genes involved in taste, olfaction, and the detection of pheromones, the companies said Friday.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Proteomics company Structural Bioinformatics said Friday it has appointed Ian McDonald as vice president of drug discovery. McDonald was previously senior director of chemistry at Merck Research Laboratories.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 - Packard BioScience has decided to terminate its collaboration with Aclara BioSciences in which it was to be the exclusive distributor of Aclara’s Arteas LabCards, a microfluidics array technology, the companies said Friday.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Genomics Collaborative, a SNP-detection company, said Friday it has appointed Michael Dougherty as president and chief operating officer.

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - MIT's Whitehead Institute has purchased Sequenom’s MassArray system for use in its high-throughput SNP genotyping projects, Sequenom said Thursday.

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Phylos, a privately held proteomics company that wants to develop the first high-throughput protein chip, announced Thursday that it had raised $25.1 million in a round of private financing. The Lexington, Mass.-based company's principal investors include Three

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Life sciences product maker Promega is planning to step into the increasingly busy SNP analysis arena by launching its Readit SNP scoring reagent system in Ap

NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Scientists at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Neb.

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Large Scale Biology Corporation said Thursday that it has completed the first version of its human proteome database, the Human Protein Index v1.0. 

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Informax said Thursday increased sales of Genomax and Vector NTI software would help to drive up fourth quarter revenues to $5.3 million while new bookings of $6.7 million in the quarter would generate strong revenues in the future. In a conference call to dis

This story has been updated from a previous version. NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Incyte Genomics said Thursday it would make a financial contribution to the

NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Structural proteomics company Syrrx said Thursday it has entered into a five-year strategic alliance with the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF).

NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Third Wave Technologies said Thursday it had licensed its Invader genotyping system to Fairview University Medical Center in Minneapolis for a genotyping study to be sponsored by the NIH.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed, although

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Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.